PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

TAPES #193 and 194

 

HB 3498, SB 954-A, SB 819-A, SB 859-A

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

JUNE 6, 2007, 1:00 P.M.

Hearing Room A State Capitol Building

 

Members Present: Rep. Phil Barnhart Chair

Rep. Tom Butler, Vice Chair

Rep. Tobias Read, Vice Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger

Rep. Scott Bruun

Rep. Sara Gelser

Rep. Andy Olson

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

Rep. Brad Witt

 

Witnesses Present: Tom Brian, Washington County

Tom Hughes, Mayor of Hillsboro

Kelly Ross, Special District Association

Bill Nesmith, Oregon Department of Energy

Brian Doherty, US Bank Corp.

Barbara Bonnem, Polk County

David Furr, Salem-Keizer School District

Maureen Thomas, Mission Mill Museum

Randy Hildebrand, wheat farmer

Rob Myers, Community Renewable Energy Association

Jon Johnson, President, Bank of Salem

John Miller, Oregon Solar Energy Association

Stephen McGrath, Commercial Solar Ventures

Philip Krain, Commercial Solar Ventures

Kevin Lynch, PPM Energy

Jason Heuser, Eugene Water & Electric Board

 

Staff Present: Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Ian Tolleson, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 193, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:10 P.M.

SB 859 WORK SESSION

007

 

MOTION: Rep. Butler moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of RECONSIDERING SB 859A.

009

 

VOTE: 7-0-2

AYE: 7 - Berger, Bruun, Butler, Gelser, Olson, Read, Rosenbaum, Witt, Barnhart

EXCUSED: 2 -Gelser, Rosenbaum

 

 

Chair Barnhart, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

012

 

MOTION: Rep. Butler moves SB 859A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-2

AYE: 7 - Berger, Bruun, Butler, Gelser, Olson, Read, Rosenbaum, Witt, Barnhart

EXCUSED: 2 -Gelser, Rosenbaum

 

 

Chair Barnhart, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

017

 

MOTION: Rep. Butler moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of RESCINDING SB 859A-5 amendments dated 6/4/07.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-2

AYE: 7 - Berger, Bruun, Butler, Gelser, Olson, Read, Rosenbaum, Witt, Barnhart

EXCUSED: 2 -Gelser, Rosenbaum

 

 

Chair Barnhart, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

022

 

MOTION: Rep. Butler moves to ADOPT SB 859A-6 amendments dated 6/6/07.

027

Chair Barnhart

 

033

Chris Allanach

Legislative Revenue (EXHIBIT A)

036

 

VOTE: 7-0-2

AYE: 7 - Berger, Bruun, Butler, Gelser, Olson, Read, Rosenbaum, Witt, Barnhart

EXCUSED: 2 -Gelser, Rosenbaum

 

 

Chair Barnhart, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

046

 

MOTION: Rep. Butler moves SB 859A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-2

AYE: 7 - Berger, Bruun, Butler, Gelser, Olson, Read, Rosenbaum, Witt, Barnhart

EXCUSED: 2 -Gelser, Rosenbaum

 

 

Chair Barnhart, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. GELSER will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 3498 PUBLIC HEARING

056

Mary Ayala

Legislative Revenue (EXHIBIT B)

088

Chair Barnhart

 

SB 954 PUBLIC HEARING

099

Paul Warner

Legislative Revenue

163

Chair Barnhart

 

164

Rep. Berger

 

167

Warner

 

169

Rep. Berger

 

172

Warner

(EXHIBIT C)

189

Chair Barnhart

 

190

Rep. Berger

 

197

Rep. Butler

 

204

Warner

 

207

Rep. Butler

 

208

Chair Barnhart

 

214

Tom Brian

Washington County (EXHIBIT D)

307

Tom Hughes

Mayor of Hillsboro

390

Rep. Bruun

 

395

Hughes

 

433

Rep. Bruun

 

439

Hughes

 

456

Brian

 

 

TAPE 194, SIDE A

005

Rep. Witt

 

010

Brian

 

050

Rep. Butler

 

062

Brian

 

065

Warner

 

069

Rep. Butler

 

071

Warner

 

072

Chair Barnhart

 

073

Rep. Butler

 

088

Warner

 

092

Chair Barnhart

 

093

Warner

 

096

Rep. Butler

 

113

Brian

 

131

Rep. Butler

 

134

Brian

 

147

Hughes

 

172

Brian

 

177

Chair Barnhart

 

197

Brian

 

200

Hughes

 

206

Chair Barnhart

 

210

Kelly Ross

Special District Association

215

Chair Barnhart

 

SB 819 PUBLIC HEARING

221

Paul Warner

Legislative Revenue

289

Chair Barnhart

 

308

Bill Nesmith

Oregon Department of Energy

322

Brian Doherty

US Bank Corp. (EXHIBIT E)

350

Jack Isselmann

 

384

Chair Barnhart

 

394

Barbara Bonnem

Polk Co. (EXHIBIT F)

435

David Furr

Salem-Keizer School District (EXHIBIT G)

 

TAPE 193 SIDE B

001

Maureen Thomas

Executive director, Mission Mill Museum (EXHIBIT H)

025

Rep. Butler

 

033

Rep. Berger

 

038

Chair Barnhart

 

046

Randy Hilderbrand

Wheat Farmer

057

Rob Myers

Community Renewable Energy Association (EXHIBIT I)

065

Jon Johnson

President, Bank of Salem (EXHIBIT J)

083

Rep. Berger

 

086

Chair Barnhart

 

095

Rep. Butler

 

100

Warner

 

102

Rep. Butler

 

131

Chair Barnhart

 

137

John Miller

Oregon Solar Energy Association

154

Stephen McGrath

Commercial Solar Ventures

160

Philip Krain

Commercial Solar Ventures

172

Chari Barnhart

 

181

Kevin Lynch

PPM Energy

209

Jason Heuser

Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB)

218

Chair Barnhart

 

221

Rep. Butler

 

251

Chair Barnhart

 

255

Rep. Butler

 

273

Chair Barnhart

 

275

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

281

Warner

 

303

Chair Barnhart

 

SB 819 WORK SESSION

336

 

MOTION: Rep. Butler moves SB 819 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

338

 

VOTE: 9-0-0

AYE: 9 - Berger, Bruun, Butler, Gelser, Olson, Read, Rosenbaum, Witt, Barnhart

 

 

Chair Barnhart, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BUTLER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

359

MOTION: Rep. Olson requests unanimous consent that the rules be SUSPENDED to allow REP. GELSER & REP. ROSENBAUM to BE RECORDED as voting AYE on the motion to send SB 859A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

Dan Saltzman

Commissioner, City of Portland (EXHIBIT K)

 

Scott Bolton

PacifiCorp (EXHIBIT L)

 

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 2:38 pm

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Ian Tolleson

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. SB 859, -A6 amendments, Staff, 6 pp
  2. HB 3498, -1 amendments, Staff, 3 pp
  3. SB 954, -A6 amendments, Staff, 1 pp
  4. SB 954, written testimony, Tom Hughes, 1 p
  5. SB 819, prepared testimony, Brian Doherty, 7 pp
  6. SB 819, written testimony Barbara Bonnem, 2 pp
  7. SB 819, prepared testimony, David Furr, 2 pp
  8. SB 819, written testimony, Maureen Thomas, 2 pp
  9. SB 819, written testimony, Rob Myers, 1 p
  10. SB 819, written testimony, Jon Johnson, 1 p
  11. SB 819, written testimony, Dan Saltzman, 2 pp
  12. SB 819, e-mail, Scott Bolton,